West Passage Bike Tour

From EUR 895

+3 Additional options

Along the west coast to discover landscapes that tell of many different souls of Sardinia; a mix of colours, tales, emotions and silences that can become yours only  through your bike.

From EUR 895

+3 Additional options

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Day 1: Arrival in Alghero
Individual arrival at Alghero in the late afternoon or evening, transfer to the hotel and meeting with  IchnusaBike representatives. 
Briefing on the GPS tour, delivery of the roadbook, GPS and other material for the tour.

Day 2: The city on the river
From Alghero to Bosa along a spectacular road overlooking the sea.
Leaving the beautiful Aragonese city along the Coral Riviera, you will ride until you reach the medieval town of Bosa, the only real river town of Sardinia, famous for its wine, its embroidery and gold filigree. 
By bike: approx  52 kms  – Total Ascent: 750 m 

Day 3: West Passage
From the picturesque Bosa, until San Salvatore, a small village a few km from the beaches of the Sinis Peninsula.
Along the way, you can visit the Basilica of Santa Maria ad Nives, Our Lady of the Snow, that dominates the town of Cuglieri, from which you can have a splendid view of the whole area.
By bike: Approx 65 kms – Total Ascent 600 m

Day 4: Among ponds and enchanted beaches
Finally the sea with the charming peninsula of Sinis, the beaches of white quartz  of Mari Ermi, Is Aruttas and the ruins of Tharros, a city founded by the Phoenicians around 800 BC, from which the ancient capital city of Orissa, Judicial Kingdom of Arborea, originated. 
By Bike: Approx 40 kms  – Total Ascent  100 m

Day 5: Costa Verde
From Oristano pedaling* along the plane of Arborea you will arrive at Marceddì, an old fishing village where, after crossing the bridge,  you will begin your exploration of the Costa Verde (Green Coast)  and, at the end of the lap, you can admire the unique sight of the dunes of  Torre dei Corsari.
By bike: 65 kms  – Total Ascent  200 m

Day 6: The Mountains of sand
Again sea and  mines in this trip that from the Green Coast, through  the desert landscapes of Piscinas and the mining village of Ingurtosu, will bring  you  to Portixeddu.
Once you are in Portixeddu  you can spend some nice hours relaxing on the beach 10 min close to your hotel
By bike: Approx 55 kms – Total Ascent 800 m

Day 7 The sugar loaf
More sea and spectacular landscapes in this fascinating final lap that finally, after passing through the mining villages of Buggeru and Nebida, will lead you to Fontanamare or Iglesias where a transfer will take you back to Cagliari.
During the trip you can stop at the inlet of Cala Domestica and go for a walk at Nebida where you can see the white stack of Sugar Loaf rise from the sea.
By bike: approx 30 kms – Total Ascent: 600 mt. 

Day 8: Leaving
Our services end after breakfast, if you still have time we suggest you visit the city and its museums. 



* By choice, to abbreviate the lap, you can take a train from Oristano and reach Marceddì with a few more kms by bike.I

Highlights

Type: Leisure
Formula: Self Guided
Difficulty: 3/5
Start: Alghero
Length (d/n): 8 / 7
Pax Min: 2

THE FEE INCLUDES

  • The Briefing on arrival
  • 7 Nights in double room in hotels*** or B&Bs
  • 7 Breakfasts
  • 4 dinners
  • Luggage transport from hotel to hotel
  • Phone assistance
  • Gps rental + tracks + booklet with info about the route


THE FEE DOES NOT INCLUDE

  • The trip to and from Sardinia
  • Picnic lunches
  • Drinks during meals
  • Local tax
  • Insurance
  • Bike rental 
  • Entrance tickets to museums, parks and archeological sites
  • Anything not listed under "The fee includes"

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Route

  1. Alghero
  2. Bosa
  3. Cabras
  4. Oristano
  5. Arborea
  6. Torre dei Corsari
  7. Piscinas
  8. Ingurtosu
  9. Portixeddu
  10. Portixeddu
  11. Buggerru
  12. Nebida
  13. Fontanamare